Career Opportunities

A career with the Troy Police Department offers an excellent opportunity to grow with one of the most modern and progressive Police Departments in the area. Fill out the linked form in order to be notified by e-mail the next time the Troy Police Department is accepting applications. Find more information here.

Troy, Ohio is a unique, charming community of 25,000 residents with a reputation for friendliness and hospitality and a great pride in its history. It is located along I-75,10 miles north of the I-75 / I-70 interchange. Dayton International Airport is just moments away. Population growth in the Troy area grew an estimated 15.8 percent from 2000 to 2012. Come explore Trojan hospitality!

To see a complete listing of Troy jobs, access the employment opportunity resource

Rewarding Career Benefits

See the following benefits offered by the police department:
  • Competitive Starting Wage
  • Credit Union and Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational Incentive Pay
  • Equipment-leather, ammunition, yearly uniform allowance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Personal Absence Leave
  • Paid Vacations
  • Seniority Bonus

Explore the Possibilities

The Troy Police Department is a diversified, motivated and challenged force of men and women. In the furtherance of this philosophy, the Department offers specialization in a wide range of opportunities such as:
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Evidence Technician
  • Field Training Officer
  • Hostage Negotiations
  • Range Officer
  • School Resource Officer (SRO)
  • Tactical Response Team
  • Technical Traffic Crash Investigator

Join Our Team

Requirements for employment with the Troy Police Department include the following criterion you must meet:
  • 21 years old
  • Citizen of the United States
  • Have no felony convictions
  • Speak, read, and write the English language fluently
  • Successfully complete all phases of the selection process
  • Valid Ohio driver's license and good driving record

You Can Make A Difference

Take the first step and fill out an employment interest form! Police exams are scheduled as the need arises, and are announced throughout the Miami Valley area and on this web site in the Personnel Department pages. Employee interest cards are available at the Troy Police Department.

Continuing service to the community and the protection of constitutional guarantees ensures a quality partnership between the Troy Police Department and the citizens of our community.

 Equal Opportunity Employer

All personnel activities shall be conducted in a manner that will assure equal employment opportunity for all persons on a basis of merit without regard to political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status or other non-merit factors.